Tag Archives: Algeria

The Islamic Enlightenment: A Critical Review of De Bellaigue

A personalized critical review of: De Bellaigue, Christopher. (2017) The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason 1798 to Modern Times. Liveright Publishing Corporation (Norton & Company) New York, London. In 1798, in view of the Pyramids, a French … Continue reading

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At a Muslim Wedding (Improved for Better Comprehension)

I was on that free diving and fishing trip through Algeria I have written about before. The French, who had seemingly deeply colonized the country, had been gone for a few years. They had left behind their language and many … Continue reading

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Jews Kill Muslims

“Mass Demonstrations in Muslim Countries to Protest Assassinations of Muslims by Muslims. In cities, big and small across the Muslim world, tens of thousands of demonstrators spontaneously gathered today to protest the casual mass killings of tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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